Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Merry Christmas – Happy New Year!

We certainly hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and we look forward to another wonderful New Year!  Don’t forget to start your Murray McMurray Hatchery online wish list so you can plan appropriately for 2015!

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October is here!

Welcome to the first day of October…now it is really Fall in my mind! Today marks the opening day of pumpkin doughnuts at the local bakery. Bring on the pumpkin spice coffee, straw bales and corn stalk decorations and much … Continue reading

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PolyFace Farms Field Day

Late last year I received an invitation from Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms to exhibit at their Field Day.  The Field Day I would learn consisted of Joel and his team opening up his farm to approximately 1,800 interested current … Continue reading

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The First Order

I remember walking a trail in one of our recent trips to the Smokey Mountains, Pigeon Forge,Tennessee to be exact.  The promise of our friends and guides, experienced visitors to the area, was a tremendous waterfall nearly a mile and … Continue reading

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Everybodys Poultry Magazine

I’m looking for old copies of this magazine. If you have some to share or that I could get copies of, please let me know.   Thanks.

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10 of Our Most Popular Blog Posts from January – June 2011

Here are 10 of our most popular posts and article series from the first half of this year. 1. How to Introduce New Chickens into your Flock (series) Adding new chickens to your existing flock can cause a lot of … Continue reading

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Television Appearance Opportunity for a Duck Farm

Do you have a duck farm? Would you like your duck farm to be featured on Food Network Canada TV with Chef Lynn Crawford?

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Favorite Poultry Articles of 2010

How to Keep Your Chickens Safe, Part 1 and Part 2 by Bud Wood, McMurray Hatchery president.  These posts give some important and useful tips and ideas on how to protect your chickens from predators. The Self-Perpetuating Flock – an … Continue reading

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Which Freezes Faster, Warm Water or Cold?

Several people who read our recent article, Keeping the Chicken Water from Freezing, brought up the question:  “which type of water freezes faster, warm (or hot) water, or cold?”

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